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110 / Thursday, June 8, 2006 / Notices

SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Abstract: These instructions and Project Period: Up to 36 months.
Regulatory Information Management forms provide the U.S. Department of
Full Text of Announcement
Services, Office of Management invites Education the information needed to
comments on the submission for OMB select fellows for the Javits Program. I. Funding Opportunity Description
review as required by the Paperwork Requests for copies of the information Purpose of Program: The
Reduction Act of 1995. collection submission for OMB review Comprehensive Program supports grants
DATES: Interested persons are invited to may be accessed from http:// and cooperative agreements to improve
submit comments on or before July 10,, by selecting the postsecondary education opportunities.
2006. ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and It encourages reforms, innovations, and
ADDRESSES: Written comments should by clicking on link number 03013. improvements of postsecondary
be addressed to the Office of When you access the information education that respond to problems of
Information and Regulatory Affairs, collection, click on ‘‘Download national significance and provide access
Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer, Attachments’’ to view. Written requests to quality education for all.
Department of Education, Office of for information should be addressed to Under this competition we are
Management and Budget, 725 17th U.S. Department of Education, 400 particularly interested in applications
Street, NW., Room 10222, New Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac that address the following priorities.
Executive Office Building, Washington, Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC Invitational Priorities: For FY 2006
DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. 20202–4700. Requests may also be these priorities are invitational
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section electronically mailed to priorities. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(1) we
3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of or faxed to 202– do not give an application that meets
1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires 245–6623. Please specify the complete these invitational priorities a
that the Office of Management and title of the information collection when competitive or absolute preference over
Budget (OMB) provide interested making your request. other applications.
Federal agencies and the public an early Comments regarding burden and/or These priorities are:
opportunity to comment on information the collection activity requirements Invitational Priority 1: Projects
collection requests. OMB may amend or should be electronically mailed to developing innovative instructional and
waive the requirement for public Individuals who administrative efficiencies to broaden
consultation to the extent that public use a telecommunications device for the access to high quality and affordable
participation in the approval process deaf (TDD) may call the Federal higher education.
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– Invitational Priority 2: Projects
would defeat the purpose of the
800–877–8339. aligning curriculum on a state or multi-
information collection, violate State or
state level between high schools and
Federal law, or substantially interfere [FR Doc. 06–5198 Filed 6–7–06; 8:45am]
colleges, and between two-year and
with any agency’s ability to perform its BILLING CODE 4000–01–M
four-year postsecondary programs, to
statutory obligations. The IC Clearance
ensure continuing academic progress
Official, Regulatory Information
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION and transferability of credits.
Management Services, Office of
Invitational Priority 3: Projects
Management, publishes that notice
Office of Postsecondary Education; increasing the number and improving
containing proposed information
Overview Information; Fund for the the pre-service preparation and
collection requests prior to submission
Improvement of Postsecondary professional development of science
of these requests to OMB. Each
Education—Comprehensive Program; and mathematics teachers through
proposed information collection,
Notice Inviting Applications for New career change programs and/or
grouped by office, contains the
Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 programs that combine a bachelor’s
following: (1) Type of review requested,
degree in science or math with a
e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance bachelor’s degree in education and/or
reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of (CFDA) Number: 84.116B teacher certification, especially
the collection; (4) Description of the
Dates: Applications Available: June 8, collaborative projects involving K–12
need for, and proposed use of, the
2006. educators, college departments of
information; (5) Respondents and
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: science and mathematics, private sector
frequency of collection; and (6)
June 20, 2006. partnerships, and teacher education
Reporting and/or Recordkeeping
Deadline for Transmittal of programs.
burden. OMB invites public comment. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1138–
Applications: July 10, 2006.
Dated: June 2, 2006. Deadline for Intergovernmental 1138d.
Angela C. Arrington, Review: September 6, 2006. Applicable Regulations: The
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Eligible Applicants: Institutions of Education Department General
Services, Office of Management. higher education (IHEs) or combinations Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in
of those institutions and other public 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 82, 84,
Office of Postsecondary Education
and private nonprofit institutions and 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99.
Type of Review: Revision of a agencies.
currently approved collection. Note: The regulations in 34 CFR part 86
Estimated Available Funds: apply to IHEs only.
Title: Application Package for the
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program. Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000– II. Award Information
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Frequency: Annually.
Affected Public: Individuals or $275,000 per year.
Type of Award: Discretionary grants
household (primary). Estimated Average Size of Awards:
or cooperative agreements.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour $195,000 per year. Estimated Available Funds:
Burden: Estimated Number of Awards: 50–60.
Responses: 800. Note: The Department is not bound by any Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000–
Burden Hours: 4000. estimates in this notice. $275,000 per year.

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Estimated Average Size of Awards: selection criteria that reviewers use to 5. Funding Restrictions: We reference
$195,000 per year. evaluate the application. You must limit regulations outlining funding
Estimated Number of Awards: 50–60. your narrative to the equivalent of no restrictions in the Applicable
Note: The Department is not bound by any more than 20 pages, using the following Regulations section of this notice.
estimates in this notice. standards: 6. Other Submission Requirements:
• A ‘‘page’’ is 8.5″ x 11″, on one side Applications for grants under this
Project Period: Up to 36 months. only, with 1″ margins at the top, bottom, program must be submitted
III. Eligibility Information and both sides. electronically unless you qualify for an
• Double space (no more than three exception to this requirement in
1. Eligible Applicants: IHEs or lines per vertical inch) all text in the accordance with the instructions in this
combinations of those institutions and
application narrative, including titles, section.
other public and private nonprofit a. Electronic Submission of
headings, footnotes, quotations,
institutions and agencies. Applications.
2. Cost Sharing or Matching: Although references, and captions, as well as all
text in charts, tables, figures, and Applications for grants under the
this program does not require cost Comprehensive Program—CFDA
sharing or matching for eligibility, it is graphs.
• Choose one of these four fonts Number 84.116B must be submitted
expected that applicants will provide an electronically using e-Application
only—Times New Roman, Courier,
institutional financial commitment to available through the Department’s e-
Courier New, or Arial—and use a font
the project. Grants system, accessible through the e-
that is either 12 point or larger.
IV. Application and Submission The page limit does not apply to the Grants portal page at: http://e-
Information title page; the one-page abstract; the
1. Address to Request Application budget section, including the narrative We will reject your application if you
Package: You may obtain an application budget justification; the assurances and submit it in paper format unless, as
package via the Internet by downloading certifications; or the appendix, which described elsewhere in this section, you
the package from the program Web site may include only a project evaluation qualify for one of the exceptions to the
at: chart, qualifications of key personnel, electronic submission requirement and
If you are unable to access the the response to section 427 of the submit, no later than two weeks before
Internet, you may obtain a copy of the Department of Education’s General the application deadline date, a written
application package at the following Education Provisions Act (GEPA), short statement to the Department that you
address: Levenia Ishmell, Fund for the descriptions of projects that will qualify for one of these exceptions.
Improvement of Postsecondary complement the proposed project, and Further information regarding
Education, U.S. Department of letters of support. calculation of the date that is two weeks
Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room We will reject your application if— before the application deadline date is
6147, Washington, DC 20006–8544. • You apply these standards and provided later in this section under
Telephone: (202) 502–7668. exceed the page limit; or Exception to Electronic Submission
If you use a telecommunications • You apply other standards and Requirement.
device for the deaf (TDD), you may call exceed the equivalent of the page limit. While completing your electronic
the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– 3. Submission Dates and Times: application, you will be entering data
800–877–8339. Applications Available: June 8, 2006. online that will be saved into a
Individuals with disabilities may Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: database. You may not e-mail an
obtain a copy of the application package June 20, 2006. Deadline for Transmittal electronic copy of a grant application to
in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, of Applications: July 10, 2006. us.
large print, audiotape, or computer Applications for grants under this Please note the following:
diskette) by contacting the program program must be submitted • You must complete the electronic
contact person listed in this section. electronically using the Electronic Grant submission of your grant application by
2. Content and Form of Application Application System (e-Application) 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the
Submission: Requirements concerning available through the Department of application deadline date. The e-
the content of an application, together Education’s e-Grants System. For Application system will not accept an
with the forms you must submit, are in information (including dates and times) application for this program after 4:30
the application package for this about how to submit your application p.m., Washington, DC time, on the
program. electronically or by mail or by hand application deadline date. Therefore, we
Notice of Intent to Apply: In order to delivery if you qualify for an exception strongly recommend that you do not
allow for the timely selection of to the electronic submission wait until the application deadline date
appropriate external reviewers in this requirement, please refer to section IV. to begin the application process.
competition, applicants are asked to 6 Other Submission Requirements in • The regular hours of operation of
submit a brief statement of intent to this notice. the e-Grants Web site are 6:00 a.m.
apply by June 20, 2006. This statement We do not consider an application Monday until 7 p.m. Wednesday; and 6
should include (1) the name, mailing that does not comply with the deadline a.m. Thursday until midnight Saturday,
address, telephone number, and e-mail requirements. Deadline for Washington, DC time. Please note that
address of the proposed project director, Intergovernmental Review: September 6, the system is unavailable on Sundays,
(2) the name of the applicant institution, 2006. and between 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and
and (3) no more than one paragraph on 4. Intergovernmental Review: This 6 a.m. on Thursdays, Washington, DC
the topic and/or invitational priority program is subject to Executive Order time, for maintenance. Any
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you intend to address. Please e-mail this 12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR modifications to these hours are posted
statement to: There will part 79. Information about on the e-Grants Web site.
be no penalty for applications submitted Intergovernmental Review of Federal • You will not receive additional
without this statement. Programs under Executive Order 12372 point value because you submit your
Page Limit: The application narrative is in the application package for this application in electronic format, nor
is where you, the applicant, address the program. will we penalize you if you qualify for

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an exception to the electronic (2) (a) The e-Application system is b. Submission of Paper Applications
submission requirement, as described unavailable for 60 minutes or more by Mail.
elsewhere in this section, and submit between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 If you qualify for an exception to the
your application in paper format. p.m., Washington, DC time, on the electronic submission requirement, you
• You must submit all documents application deadline date; or may mail (through the U.S. Postal
electronically, including the (b) The e-Application system is Service or a commercial carrier) your
Application for the Comprehensive unavailable for any period of time application to the Department. You
Program (ED 40–514), Budget between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., must mail the original and two copies
Information—Non-Construction Washington, DC time, on the of your application, on or before the
Programs (ED 524), and all necessary application deadline date. application deadline date, to the
assurances and certifications. You must We must acknowledge and confirm Department at the applicable following
attach any narrative sections of your these periods of unavailability before address:
application as files in a .DOC granting you an extension. To request By mail through the U.S. Postal Service:
(document), .RTF (rich text), or .PDF this extension or to confirm our U.S. Department of Education,
(Portable Document) format. If you acknowledgment of any system Application Control Center,
upload a file type other than the three unavailability, you may contact either Attention: (CFDA Number 84.116B),
file types specified above or submit a (1) the person listed elsewhere in this 400 Maryland Avenue, SW.,
password protected file, we will not notice under For Further Information Washington, DC 20202–4260
review that material. Contact (see section VII. Agency
• Your electronic application must Contact) or (2) the e-Grants help desk at
comply with any page limit 1–888–336–8930. If the system is down By mail through a commercial carrier:
requirements described in this notice. and therefore the application deadline is U.S. Department of Education,
• Prior to submitting your electronic extended, an e-mail will be sent to all Application Control Center—Stop
application, you may wish to print a registered users who have initiated an e- 4260, Attention: (CFDA Number
copy of it for your records. Application. Extensions referred to in 84.116B), 7100 Old Landover Road,
• After you electronically submit this section apply only to the Landover, MD 20785–1506
your application, you will receive an unavailability of the Department’s e- Regardless of which address you use,
automatic acknowledgment that will Application system. you must show proof of mailing
include a PR/Award number (an Exception to Electronic Submission consisting of one of the following:
identifying number unique to your Requirement: You qualify for an (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service
application). exception to the electronic submission postmark,
• Within three working days after requirement, and may submit your (2) A legible mail receipt with the
submitting your electronic application, application in paper format, if you are date of mailing stamped by the U.S.
fax a signed copy of the Comprehensive unable to submit an application through Postal Service,
Program Title Page (Form No. ED 40– the e-Application system because— (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or
514) to the Application Control Center • You do not have access to the receipt from a commercial carrier, or
after following these steps: Internet; or (4) Any other proof of mailing
(1) Print the Comprehensive Program • You do not have the capacity to acceptable to the Secretary of the U.S.
Title Page (ED 40–514) from e- upload large documents to the Department of Education.
Application. Department’s e-Application system; and If you mail your application through
(2) The applicant’s Authorizing • No later than two weeks before the the U.S. Postal Service, we do not
Representative must sign this form (ED application deadline date (14 calendar accept either of the following as proof
40–514). days or, if the fourteenth calendar day of mailing:
(3) Place the PR/Award number in the before the application deadline date (1) A private metered postmark, or
upper right hand corner (Item 1) of the falls on a Federal holiday, the next (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by
hard-copy signature page of the ED 40– business day following the Federal the U.S. Postal Service.
514. holiday), you mail or fax a written If your application is postmarked after
(4) Fax the signed ED 40–514 to the statement to the Department, explaining the application deadline date, we will
Application Control Center at (202) which of the two grounds for an not consider your application.
245–6272. exception prevent you from using the
• We may request that you provide us Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not
Internet to submit your application. If
uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before
original signatures on other forms at a you mail your written statement to the relying on this method, you should check
later date. Department, it must be postmarked no with your local post office.
Application Deadline Date Extension later than two weeks before the
in Case of e-Application System application deadline date. If you fax c. Submission of Paper Applications
Unavailability: If you are prevented your written statement to the by Hand Delivery.
from electronically submitting your Department, we must receive the faxed If you qualify for an exception to the
application on the application deadline statement no later than two weeks electronic submission requirement, you
date because the e-Application system is before the application deadline date. (or a courier service) may deliver your
unavailable, we will grant you an Address and mail or fax your paper application to the Department by
extension of one business day to enable statement to: Cassandra Courtney, FIPSE hand. You must deliver the original and
you to transmit your application Comprehensive Program Coordinator, two copies of your application, by hand,
electronically, by mail, or by hand U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K on or before the application deadline
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delivery. We will grant this extension Street, NW., Room 6166, Washington, date, to the Department at the following
if— DC 20006–8544. FAX: (202) 502–7877. address: U.S. Department of Education,
(1) You are a registered user of e- Your paper application must be Application Control Center, Attention:
Application and you have initiated an submitted in accordance with the mail (CFDA Number 84.116B), 550 12th
electronic application for this or hand delivery instructions described Street, SW., Room 7041, Potomac Center
competition; and in this notice. Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–4260.

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The Application Control Center (c) Quality of the project design. The VI. Award Administration Information
accepts hand deliveries daily between 8 Secretary considers the quality of the 1. Award Notices: If your application
a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC design of the proposed project. In is successful, we notify your U.S.
time, except Saturdays, Sundays, and determining the quality of the design of Representative and U.S. Senators and
Federal holidays. the proposed project, the Secretary send you a Grant Award Notification
Note for Mail or Hand Delivery of considers each of the following factors: (GAN). We may also notify you
Paper Applications: If you mail or hand (1) The extent to which the design of informally.
deliver your application to the the proposed project is appropriate to, If your application is not evaluated or
Department: and will successfully address, the needs not selected for funding, we notify you.
(1) You must indicate on the envelope of the target population or other 2. Administrative and National Policy
and—if not provided by the identified needs. Requirements: We identify
Department—on the Comprehensive (2) The extent to which the goals, administrative and national policy
Program Title Page the CFDA number objectives, and outcomes to be achieved requirements in the application package
and suffix letter (84.116B) of the by the proposed project are clearly and reference these and other
competition under which you are specified and measurable. requirements in the Applicable
submitting your application. (3) The extent to which the design for Regulations section of this notice.
(2) The Application Control Center implementing and evaluating the We reference the regulations outlining
will mail a grant application receipt proposed project will result in the terms and conditions of an award in
acknowledgment to you. If you do not information to guide possible the Applicable Regulations section of
receive the grant application receipt replication of project activities or this notice and include these and other
acknowledgment within 15 business strategies, including information about specific conditions in the GAN. The
days from the application deadline date, the effectiveness of the approach or GAN also incorporates your approved
you should call the U.S. Department of strategies employed by the project. application as part of your binding
Education Application Control Center at commitments under the grant.
(4) The extent to which the proposed 3. Reporting: At the end of your
(202) 245–6288. project is designed to build capacity and project period, you must submit a final
V. Application Review Information yield results that will extend beyond the performance report, including financial
period of Federal financial assistance. information, as directed by the
Selection Criteria: The selection
(d) Quality of the project evaluation. Secretary. If you receive a multi-year
criteria for this program are from 34 CFR
The Secretary considers the quality of award, you must submit an annual
75.210 and are as follows:
the evaluation to be conducted of the performance report that provides the
(a) Need for project. The Secretary proposed project. In determining the
considers the need for the proposed most current performance and financial
quality of the evaluation, the Secretary expenditure information as specified by
project. In determining the need for the considers each of the following factors:
proposed project, the Secretary the Secretary in 34 CFR 75.118.
(1) The extent to which the evaluation 4. Performance Measures: The success
considers each of the following factors:
will provide guidance about effective of FIPSE’s Comprehensive Program
(1) The magnitude or severity of the
strategies suitable for replication or depends upon (1) the percentage of
problem to be addressed by the
testing in other settings. projects that are adopted in full or in
proposed project.
(2) The extent to which the methods part, or whose materials are used by
(2) The magnitude of the need for the
of evaluation are thorough, feasible, and other institutions and (2) the percentage
services to be provided or the activities
appropriate to the goals, objectives, and of projects with a high likelihood of
to be carried out by the proposed
outcomes of the proposed project. sustainability beyond Federal funding,
(3) The extent to which the methods based on the project officer’s
(b) Significance. The Secretary determination. These two results
considers the significance of the of evaluation include the use of
objective performance measures that are constitute FIPSE’s indicators of the
proposed project. In determining the success of the program.
significance of the proposed project, the clearly related to the intended outcomes
of the project and will produce If funded, you will be asked to collect
Secretary considers each of the and report data in your project’s annual
following factors: quantitative and qualitative data to the
extent possible. performance report (EDGAR, 34 CFR
(1) The potential contribution of the 75.590) on steps taken toward these
proposed project to increased (e) Adequacy of resources. The
goals. Consequently, applicants to
knowledge or understanding of Secretary considers the adequacy of
FIPSE’s Comprehensive Program are
educational problems, issues, or resources for the proposed project. In
advised to include these two indicators
effective strategies. determining the adequacy of resources
in conceptualizing the design,
(2) The extent to which the proposed for the proposed project, the Secretary
implementation and evaluation of the
project involves the development or considers each of the following factors:
proposed project. Consideration of
demonstration of promising new (1) The extent to which the costs are FIPSE’s two performance indicators is
strategies that build on, or are reasonable in relation to the objectives, an important part of many of the review
alternatives to, existing strategies. design, and potential significance of the criteria. Thus, it is important to the
(3) The importance or magnitude of proposed project. success of your application that you
the results or outcomes likely to be (2) The relevance and demonstrated include these indicators. Their measure
attained by the proposed project, commitment of each partner in the should be a part of the project
especially improvements in teaching proposed project to the implementation
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evaluation plan, along with measures of

and student achievement. and success of the project. goals and objectives specific to your
(4) The potential replicability of the (3) The potential for continued project.
proposed project or strategies, support of the project after Federal
including, as appropriate, the potential funding ends, including, as appropriate, VII. Agency Contact
for implementation in a variety of the demonstrated commitment of For Further Information Contact:
settings. appropriate entities to such support. Cassandra Courtney, Fund for the

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Improvement of Postsecondary Deadline for Transmittal of Personnel Development to Improve

Education, U.S. Department of Applications: July 24, 2006. Services and Results for Children with
Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room Deadline for Intergovernmental Disabilities program:
6166, Washington, DC 20006–8544. Review: September 21, 2006. (1) Helps address State-identified
Telephone: (202) 502–7506 or by e-mail: Eligible Applicants: State educational needs for highly qualified personnel—in agencies (SEAs), local educational special education, related services, early
If you use a telecommunications agencies (LEAs), public charter schools intervention, and regular education—to
device for the deaf (TDD), you may call that are LEAs under State law, work with children with disabilities and
the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– institutions of higher education (IHEs), (2) ensures that those personnel have
800–877–8339. other public agencies, private nonprofit the skills and knowledge—derived from
Individuals with disabilities may organizations, outlying areas, freely practices that have been determined
obtain this document in an alternative associated States, Indian tribes or tribal through research and experience to be
format (e.g., Braille, large print, organizations, and for-profit successful—that are needed to serve
audiotape, or computer diskette) on organizations. those children. The Technology and
request to the program contact person Estimated Available Funds: Media Services for Individuals with
listed in this section. $4,000,000. Included in this amount is Disabilities program (1) improves results
VIII. Other Information $1,300,000 to be provided from the for children with disabilities by
Technical Assistance and Dissemination promoting the development,
Electronic Access to This Document: to Improve Services and Results for demonstration, and use of technology,
You may view this document, as well as Children with Disabilities program; (2) supports educational media services
all other documents of this Department $1,700,000 from the Personnel activities designed to be of educational
published in the Federal Register, in Development to Improve Services and value in the classroom setting to
text or Adobe Portable Document results for Children with Disabilities children with disabilities, and (3)
Format (PDF) on the Internet at the program; and $1,000,000 from the provides support for captioning and
following site:
Technology and Media Services for video description that is appropriate for
Individuals with Disabilities program. use in the classroom setting.
To use PDF you must have Adobe
Maximum Award: We will reject any Priority: In accordance with 34 CFR
Acrobat Reader, which is available free
application that proposes a budget that 75.105(b)(2)(v), this priority is from
at this site. If you have questions about
does not equal $1,000,000 for a single allowable activities specified in the
using PDF, call the U.S. Government
budget period of 12 months. statute (see sections 662(c)(2),
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1–
663(c)(8)(C), 674(b), and 681(d) of
888–293–6498; or in the Washington, Note: In each budget period of 12 months
DC, area at (202) 512–1530. $325,000 must be budgeted for the technical
assistance and dissemination activities
Absolute Priority: For FY 2006 this
Note: The official version of this document described under Technical Assistance and priority is an absolute priority. Under 34
is the document published in the Federal Dissemination Activities (Consistent with CFR 75.105(c)(3), we consider only
Register. Free Internet access to the official section 663(c)(8)(C) of the Individuals with applications that meet this priority.
edition of the Federal Register and the Code Disabilities Education Act, as amended This priority is:
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO (IDEA)); $425,000 must be budgeted for the Postsecondary Education Programs
Access at: personnel development activities described for Individuals who are Deaf
under Personnel Development Activities
(Consistent with section 662(c)(2) of IDEA); Background
Dated: June 5, 2006.
and $250,000 must be budgeted for the Section 682(d)(1)(B) of IDEA requires
James F. Manning, technology use activities described under the Secretary of Education to provide
Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Technology Use Activities (Consistent with
Education. not less than $4,000,000 of the funds
section 674(b) of IDEA). The Assistant
Secretary for Special Education and
appropriated under Part D, subparts 2
[FR Doc. E6–8912 Filed 6–7–06; 8:45 am]
Rehabilitative Services may change these and 3 of IDEA to address the
amounts through a notice published in the postsecondary, vocational, technical,
Federal Register. continuing, and adult education needs
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION of individuals with deafness. The
Estimated Number of Awards: 4. Secretary intends to meet this
Office of Special Education and Note: The Department is not bound by any requirement through funding new
Rehabilitative Services; Overview estimates in this notice. awards under this competition in fiscal
Information; Technical Assistance and year 2007 and by providing
Project Period: Up to 60 months.
Dissemination To Improve Services continuation awards in fiscal years 2008
and Results for Children With Full Text of Announcement through 2011.
Disabilities; Personnel Development I. Funding Opportunity Description Priority
To Improve Services and Results for
Children With Disabilities; and Purpose of Program: The Technical This priority provides support for four
Technology and Media Services for Assistance and Dissemination to regional centers that will help
Individuals With Disabilities— Improve Services and Results for secondary and postsecondary
Postsecondary Education Programs Children with Disabilities program institutions more effectively address the
for Individuals Who Are Deaf; Notice promotes academic achievement and postsecondary, vocational, technical,
improves results for children with continuing, and adult education needs
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Inviting Applications for New Awards

for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 disabilities by supporting technical of individuals with deafness, including
assistance, model demonstration those who are deaf with co-occurring
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance projects, dissemination of useful disabilities such as learning and
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